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10.10.19: Leisure and retailSubscription
The latest AJ features building studies of Peter Zumthor’s Secular Retreat holiday home in Devon; Invisible Studio’s glazed gym at Hadspen House in Somerset; and Wright & Wright’s Library and Study Centre for St John’s College, Oxford. PLUS The human cost of building Istanbul Airport – we report from the construction site where at least 55 workers have died; we talk to Yvonne Farrell, co-founder of Grafton ...
Retrofit and sustainability: STEM Activity Lab at Torriano Primary School, Camden, by Hayhurst & Co; Windsor Road house in Tottenham by Russell Jones; The Green House office space in east London by Waugh Thistleton Architect
26.09.19: RIBA Stirling Prize 2019Subscription
The AJ celebrates this year’s Stirling Prize shortlist with building studies of the six finalists: Cork House by Matthew Barnett Howland with Dido Milne and Oliver Wilton; Goldsmith Street by Mikhail Riches with Cathy Hawley; London Bridge Station by Grimshaw; Nevill Holt Opera by Witherford Watson Mann; the Macallan Distillery and Visitor Experience by Rogers Stirk Harbour ...
In this special retrofit issue we launch our new RetroFirst campaign championing reuse in the built environment. We also announce the winners of the AJ Retrofit Awards 2019 covering 18 different categories; as well as building studies of two retrofit projects: Orms’ conversion of council offices into a hotel in Camden, north London; and Flower Michelin Architects’ Shingle House renovation and extension of a seaside ...
The latest AJ features building studies of three schools projects: Allies and Morrison’s van Hasselt Centre at Cranleigh School in Surrey; Northampton International Academy by Architecture Initiative; and a new building for Kingswood School in Bath by Stonewood Design. PLUS One year on, is the architecture apprenticeship scheme failing to open up the profession? And as PLP’s 22 Bishopsgate tower nears completion, founding ...
08.08.19: Recycle, Reuse, RevisitSubscription
We profile three sustainable projects in this special issue. Two are in Europe: Resource Rows in Copenhagen by Lendager Group, and Lacaton & Vassal’s Grand-Parc refurb, Bordeaux. We also revisit Hopkins Architects’ Living Planet Centre six years after completion to see how it’s performing. PLUS a news feature looks at how material passports – literally finding value among rubble – may be a gamechanger for construction; ...
25.07.19: Student specialSubscription
This 120-page issue presents the work of students nominated for this year’s AJ Student Prize, with entries from all 51 RIBA-accredited architecture schools, including both undergraduate and postgraduate projects as well as a new sustainability category. We also review 10 of this summer’s student shows; and analyse the results of our annual student survey, which focuses on architecture students’ experiences in the workplace. PLUS The RIBA
AJ Specification 07.19: Doors & windows Subscription
Doors and windows: Orchard House, Kent, by Beasley Dickson Architects; D2 Townhouse, Dublin, by Jake Moulson; Bristol Old Vic by Haworth Tompkins
The AJ homes edition looks at east London’s Fish Island Village featuring housing by Haworth Tompkins, Pitman Tozer and Lyndon Goode; as well as Graeme Nicholls Architects’ twin-block development of flats in Ashtree Road, Glasgow; and we ask whether a slew of factory-built schemes means the modular housing future has finally arrived. PLUS a building study of Marks Barfield’s Cambridge ...
Walls, ceilings and partitions: Wildernesse Restaurant, Sevenoaks, by Morris+Company; North design studio in Clerkenwell by Matheson Whiteley; Eleanor Palmer Science Lab, Camden, by AY Architects
27.06.19: RIBA National AwardsSubscription
The latest AJ features all 54 winners of this year’s RIBA National Awards, ordered into 10 sector categories with housing and infrastructure projects particularly plentiful; and we speculate as to which schemes could feature in this year’s Stirling Prize shortlist. PLUS We meet the founders of the Black Females in Architecture network; examine the PR car crash that marked the launch of this year’s Serpentine Pavilion; and look at the ...
The AJ100 edition is the biggest of the year, listing the largest practices in the UK with in-depth profiles of the top 25. We also announce the winners of the AJ100 awards, including Building of the Year, Practice of the Year and Contribution to the Profession. And we analyse the data from the AJ100 survey, examining areas such as fees, salary levels, international activity and practice diversity. The 144-page issue forms an invaluable almanac for the profession.
The AJ workplace edition examines three very different places of employment: Sheppard Robson’s civic centre for the London Borough of Hounslow, which combines offices with a public library and café; Glyndebourne opera house’s production hub by Nicholas Hare Architects; and the Institute of Physics in London by TateHindle. PLUS The boom in co-working and flexible office spaces; the full shortlists for the 2019 ...
AJ Specification 05.19: Roofing & DrainageSubscription
Roofing & drainage: Broadway Market Mews workshop and flat in Hackney by Delvendahl Martin Architects; Fitzwilliam College Central Building refurb, Cambridge, by Cullinan Studio; House in a Garden, Notting Hill, by Gianni Botsford Architects.
The latest AJ features three Manchester projects: SimpsonHaugh Architects’ No 1 Spinningfields office building; Roof Gardens low-rise, high-density housing by Ollier Smurthwaite; and BDP’s extension and refurbishment of the Alliance Manchester Business School. And we investigate whether Manchester City Region can meet its ambitious carbon target while continuing to grow upwards and outwards. PLUS The architects who ...
25.04.19: Health and wellbeingSubscription
The latest AJ looks at two healthcare projects – an interim Cardiff Maggie’s Centre by Dow Jones Architects; and the Institute in the Park research centre by Hopkins Architects for Liverpool’s Alder Hey Hospital – as well as Mole Architects’ Marmalade Lane co-housing, which focuses on its residents’ wellbeing. PLUS The winning schemes in the AJ Small Projects 2019 awards; on site at the transformation of Smithfield ...
AJ Specification 04.19: Kitchens & BathroomsSubscription
Kitchens & bathrooms: Janus House home extension by Office S&M; Southgrove Road bespoke kitchen by From Works; Streatham and Clapham High School dining (phase 2) by Cottrell & Vermeulen.
11.04.19: Cultural buildingsSubscription
Four building studies are packed into our cultural special issue: 6a architects’ MK Gallery; Carmody Groarke’s Windermere Jetty Museum; Foster + Partners’ Norton Museum of Art in Florida; and Feilden Fowles’ Yorkshire Sculpture Park visitor centre. PLUS Sergison Bates’ Pompidou Brussels goes in for planning; is the Tulip the most controversial planning approval this century?; and the ...
28.03.19: AJ Small ProjectsSubscription
The latest AJ features the 20 low-budget schemes shortlisted for this year’s AJ Small Projects awards, including a boathouse, a museum café, a library extension, an artist’s studio, a hospital chapel and a holiday hide‑out. PLUS Igloo Regeneration brings six Glasgow practices together to rethink terraced house design; and issues and insights from this year’s MIPIM property fair in Cannes.
AJ Specification 03.19: Façades and claddingSubscription
Façades and cladding: Mapleton Crescent, modular residential tower in Wandsworth by Metropolitan Workshop; Luxembourg housing by Andrew Phillips; and Pocket House in East Dulwich by Tikari Works